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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,201 5,813 58.5 57.1-59.9 2,323 26.2 25.0-27.5 1,065 15.3 14.2-16.5
-Union County 223 135 56.2 48.5-63.5 56 24.6 18.6-31.8 32 19.3 13.6-26.5
GENDER
Male 108 54 47.9 37.7-58.2 27 23.4 15.8-33.2 27 28.7 20.1-39.3
Female 115 81 69.2 58.4-78.3 29 26.5 17.8-37.5 5 4.3 1.7-10.3
RACE
White 187 115 58.6 50.4-66.4 46 23.9 17.5-31.7 26 17.5 11.9-25.0
Other 36 20 47.7 30.2-65.7 10 27.0 13.9-45.8 6 25.3 11.8-46.2
AGE
18-44 122 65 50.5 40.7-60.3 34 26.5 18.6-36.3 23 23.0 15.4-32.8
45+ 97 68 66.3 54.4-76.5 20 20.8 13.0-31.7 9 12.9 6.2-24.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 33 39.1 27.6-52.0 23 25.6 16.4-37.7 18 35.3 23.4-49.4
Some College + 149 102 65.2 55.6-73.6 33 24.1 16.7-33.4 14 10.8 6.2-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 49 45.9 34.2-58.0 21 24.8 15.3-37.6 18 29.3 18.7-42.8
$50,000+ 116 75 63.5 53.3-72.6 28 22.9 15.7-32.1 13 13.6 7.8-22.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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